The hallucinated model world

“We organize much of our lives around reassuring ourselves about the accuracy of the hallucinated model world inside our skulls.” | Will Storr, The Science of Storytelling

The Science of Storytelling has done a great job reminding me just how much of our lives are shaped by stories. The section that featured this quote, however, took it another level deeper as it pointed out just how central stories are to our identity and how we fight to reassure ourselves about them.